Well, yesterday, I didn't get the gym after all, but I'm pretty sure I burned enough calories to make up for it - and more. Beating rugs is hard work! Yesterday and today, we've had really solid, warm sunlight, and we were well-behaved enough not to just go running off on a bike ride.
Yes, it's Spring Cleaning time.
This darling 1940s polka dot dress has become my go-to dress for cleaning day. I bought it for Burning Man last summer, a lucky find at an estate sale, and just adore it.
You're thinking - you took that to BURNING MAN? You scrub FLOORS in it? Well, yeah. And here's why:
Some gal wore this dress into the ground, but clearly really loved it - because she kept it, long after its time was up. I bet she cleaned house in it, too, and I love that.
So the arm-pits are worn thin/through. If I have to run to the store to buy laundry detergent, that's okay - no one will see it unless I start waving my arms around. So the neckline is torn. That's okay. If the UPS guy delivers a package, I'm still twice as well dressed as all the bored college students and tired moms in their sweat pant pajamas that make up the rest of his route.
I'm a rescuer. This dress was ready for the rag pile - others would say it has nothing left to give! But I know differently, and I'll tell you, it keeps me going when I feel like the laundry is a million years of folding. If you haven't tried "cute" for cleaning, find a beater dress somewhere and give it a whirl. You'll be amazed at how much you get done!